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Minority & Small Business Supplier Diversity Program (DAS)

Minority

Provides assistance in applying for contracts and projects set aside for state-certified small minority businesses.

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If you are a small minority- or woman-owned business looking to apply for state contracts.

Description

Of state contracts and projects, 6.25 percent are set aside and available for state-certified small minority businesses. This includes businesses owned by persons who are ethnic minorities, women or disabled. 

Services

The Minority and Small Business Supplier Diversity Program will help people apply for state contracts.

Criteria

Eligible businesses must:

  • Have principal place of business in Connecticut.
  • Have gross revenues not exceeding $15 million during the most recent fiscal year.
  • Have at least 51 percent ownership by one or more minority persons who exercise operational authority over daily affairs of the business, have the power to direct management and policies, and receive the beneficial interests of the business.

A minority is a person who is American Indian, Asian, Black or Hispanic; has origins in the Iberian Peninsula; is a woman; or is an individual with a disability.

Contact Info

Contact: Meg Yetishefsky

Street: 165 Capitol Ave

City: Hartford

State: CT

Zip: 06106

Phone: 860-713-5100

Website: Department of Administrative Services

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